Walter Russell III Hosting New “Paw”-cast Tomorrow, Music Video for Sophia Anne Caruso’s Single “Toys,” and more!

Walter Russell III (The Lion King) will stream another episode of his “Paw”-cast tomorrow, with special guest and fellow The Lion King tour kid Chance Smith!

Check out Sophia Anne Caruso’s (Beetlejuice, Blackbird, Lazarus, Runaways, The Nether, The Sound of Music Live, Ruthless!) new music video for her single “Toys”!

Here’s the piece that Off-Broadway alum Melody Munitz (Dream Street, A Little Princess) performed as part of The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, and Trevor!






Ghostlight Concert and “Broadway Whodunit?” Tonight, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Benefit for Operation Backpack Tomorrow, and more!

The Ghostlight Concert, produced by Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984) to raise money for St. Jude’s Hospital and The Actors Fund’s COVID-19 relief efforts, took place earlier tonight with lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni! Watch HERE.

Also earlier tonight was “Broadway Whodunit?” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Shereen Pimentel (West Side Story, The Lion King), and more! Get more details HERE.

Tomorrow, join the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child for a night of trivia to benefit Operation Backpack!

And check out this picture from the kids of The Lion King!

THE INHERITANCE Receives GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Broadway Production, Film Adaptation of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND In The Works, and more!

Congratulations to The Inheritance, which received the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Broadway Production! Find out more on Playbill.com.

A film adaptation of Once On This Island is in the works! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Joining Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984) in the upcoming “Ghostlight Concert” are Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), Tessa Noelle Frascogna (Evita), Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo), Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord), Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Olivia DeAmicis, and many more! Tune in on YouTube on August 2nd!

Broadway alumni Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia), Amaris Sanchez (On Your Feet), and Rika Nishikawa (The Lion King) have joined the previously announced Emily Zimmerman (The Bedwetter) in the lineup for the upcoming “The Show Will Go On!” benefit for Chicago theatres, happening August 9th! Get more information on ChicagoPlays.com.

In case you missed it, you can check out Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin) on Broadway.com’s “Live At Five” below! In addition, listen to the newest episode of their podcast “Take A Bow,” with special guest Taylor Trensch, on BroadwayPodcastNetwork.com or wherever you get your podcasts.

Listen to the newest episode of another Broadway alumni-hosted podcast, “Fade In,” hosted by Will Coombs (The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Bronx Tale), Jim Kaplan (School of Rock, The King and I), and Molly Richardson (Matilda tour), on Spotify now!

Find out what Andrew Barth Feldman’s (Dear Evan Hansen) top 10 tunes are, courtesy of BroadwayWorld.com! Also, Andrew and Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, The Sound of Music Live, A Little Princess) are returning to Playhouse by SDM for their own Q&A sessions in August! Sign up for Andrew’s Q&A here and for Presley’s Q&A here.

Walter Russell III (The Lion King) hosted another episode of his “Paw”-cast today, with special guest Brilyn Johnston (The Lion King tour)!

Here’s Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) performing an original song that he wrote for the Avatar: The Last Airbender musical!

And here are pictures from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Flying Over Sunset!








Shereen Pimentel and Analise Scarpaci in NextGen Benefit for BC/EFA Tomorrow, New Episode of “The Early Night Show,” and more!

Tomorrow, July 27th at 8pm EST, Shereen Pimentel (West Side Story, The Lion King), Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story), and many more will perform in the NextGen benefit concert, with donations going to BC/EFA! Get tickets HERE.

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Alyssa Kim, Grady Miranda, and Beatrice Taveras!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Bedwetter, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Flying Over Sunset!





SHE LOVES ME Airs on PBS Tonight, Virtual Trivia Night with HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Kids Raising Money for Operation Backpack, and more!

The 2016 Broadway production of She Loves Me aired on PBS tonight!

Join the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child for a virtual trivia night on August 2nd, to benefit Operation Backpack! Find out more on BroadwayServes.org.

Listen to the newest episode of “Take A Bow,” hosted by Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Eli Tokash (Pippin, Finding Neverland), featuring Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown), now on Broadway Podcast Network!

You can also listen to the newest episode of “Little Me,” featuring Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story), also on Broadway Podcast Network!

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has released a new single called “Tattoo”! Listen HERE.

Laurissa “Lala” Romain (South Pacific) is releasing new music on August 7th!

Finally, Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie) sat down with the Kravis Center to chat about her road to Broadway! Watch the interview below:

“Respect” with Skye Dakota Turner Pushes Back Release Date, Sacha Carlson Cast in Netflix Series “Julie and the Phantoms,” and more!

“Respect,” with Skye Dakota Turner (Tina), has pushed back its release date. Get more details on Playbill.com.

Sacha Carlson (A Christmas Story Live) has been cast in the new Netflix series “Julie and the Phantoms,” arriving on September 10th! Find out more on Deadline.com.

Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) will appear on Unicorn Jazz’s show “That Thing I Do” on their Facebook Live tomorrow! Watch HERE.

Kaylin Hedges (The Bedwetter, Kris Kringle) performed “No Reason” from Beetlejuice in a recent “Sunshine Songs” concert! Watch here:

Check out this parody of “Another Day of Sun” featuring Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill)!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Bedwetter, Flying Over Sunset, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!




Joshua Turchin Takes Over YBAN Instagram Tomorrow In Honor of “The Perfect Fit” EP, Noelle Hogan in “Coffee House Live” Tonight, and more!

In honor of the arrival of the EP of his musical The Perfect Fit, Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) is taking over our Instagram account tomorrow, July 17th! Follow along @YoungBwayNews!

Noelle Hogan (Ladyship) is performing during “Coffee House Live” tonight at 8pm EST / 5pm PST on Alyson Isbrandtsen Talent’s Instagram Live!

You can win premium seats to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in 2021 by checking your voter registration!

In case you missed it, watch Brynn Williams (13, Bye Bye Birdie, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) perform during New York Theatre Barn’s most recent New Works Series stream:

Here are the newest podcast episodes you can listen to:

And check out these pictures from the kids of Trevor and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!




Kaden Amari Anderson’s Birthday, OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD Wins Two Obie Awards, and more!

Happy birthday to Kaden Amari Anderson (Caroline, Or Change)! We hope you had a great day, Kaden!

WP Theater and Second Stage Theater’s Off-Broadway production of Our Dear Dead Drug Lord took home two Obie Awards last night, for direction and set design! Check out the full list on Playbill.com.

Brynn Williams (13, Bye Bye Birdie, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) is performing in New York Theatre Barn’s New Works Series livestream tonight! Watch HERE.

Tomorrow, tune in to Ruby Rakos’ (Billy Elliot) virtual concert, “Twenty Something”!

Watch the trailer for the new movie “What We Found,” with Oona Laurence (Matilda)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Caroline, Or Change, The Bedwetter, Trevor, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!





The Lydia Lowdown and Other Panels from Playhouse by SDM, WOMEN WITHOUT MEN Streaming Through July 19, and more!

Playhouse by SDM’s “The Lydia Lowdown,” a Q&A with Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice, Blackbird, Runaways, The Nether, Lazarus, The Sound of Music Live, Ruthless!), Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, The Sound of Music Live, A Little Princess), and Dana Steingold, happened earlier today! Here’s a look at some of the other virtual workshops happening this week via Playhouse by SDM; register at this link.

The Off-Broadway production of Women Without Men is now streaming through July 19th on the Mint Theater Company’s website, along with two of their other production archive videos! Watch it HERE.

The York Theatre Company’s Big reunion panel was earlier today! Did you tune in?

Watch this PSA featuring Cayen Martin (The Lion King), Nathaniel McIntyre (The Lion King), and Teshi Thomas (The Lion King):

Jack Richman (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) has released a new EP called “Stellar”! Get it HERE.

Check out Aliya “Jo” Ramey (The Lion King) and Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) in Rising Talent Magazine’s recent virtual concert!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Caroline, Or Change, and Sing Street!





Cast of BIG at York Theatre Company to Reunite Virtually, Gianna Harris and Walter Russell III in Podcasts, and more!

The cast of York Theatre Company’s production of Big will reunite for a virtual panel on July 6th at 7:10pm EST! Register HERE.

Gianna Harris (School of Rock) participated in an episode of the “Suck It” podcast earlier tonight!

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Tonight from the @mightyoakmovie @thegiannaharris Gianna "GiGi" Harris is a singer, stage and screen actress born and raised in NJ. Gigi is most notably known for her work in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway and Touring Production's  "School of Rock the Musical."  She neared 800 performances prior to her "graduation" from Horace Green.   Other works include; "Working in Theater", "I Have A Voice", Sesame Street, "The O Clocks",Good Morning America and the 70th Annual Tony Awards.Gigi is very passionate about mental health awareness and LGBTQ equality #funny #listen #lmao #lmfao #followers #supportlocalartists #newpodcastalert #podcastepisode #mentalhealth #LGTBQPride #podcastmovement #lgtbqrights #pride2020 #podcastaddict #podcastlove #podcastinglife #podcastlifestyle #mensmentalhealth #unitedwestand #supportlgbtq #suckit #podcastlife #livemusic #sexpositive #womenempowerment #womeninmusic #comedians #podcastersofinstagram

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Also earlier today, Walter Russell III (The Lion King) launched his first “Paw”-cast on Instagram Live with special guest and Nickelodeon star Celina Smith (The Lion King tour)!

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SURPRISE!! I'm launching my PAW-cast 🐾 TODAY at 6PM and my surprise guest is my friend and cub pal, @officiallycelinasmith from @nickelodeon #TylerPerrysYoungDylan 📺 Celina and I will catch up with each other, answer YOUR questions, and maybe do a song, dance, or WHO KNOWS WHAT CAN HAPPEN…… So join us TODAY at 6PM for my first PAW-cast 🐾 #PAWcast #CubStrong #IGLive @wr3hrlm @officiallycelinasmith . . #YoungSimba #BroadwayBaby #VisionBoard2020 #actor #dancer #singer @thelionking @disneyonbroadway @disney #broadway #musical #theatre #broadwaymusical #bway #bwaymusical  #theatrekid #musicaltheatre  #blacktheaterkids #musicals #childactor #musicaltheater #theater #broadwayshow #lionking #disney #disneymusical #thelionking

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Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) will take part in the “Well Beings” Virtual Town Hall on July 14th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

“Respect,” with Skye Dakota Turner (Tina), now has an official release date of Christmas Day, December 25, 2020!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Malea Emma, and Sarah McKinley Austin (Matilda tour)!

And check out these pictures from the kids of Flying Over Sunset and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!